By , September 30, 2008 8:12 am

The Green Sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) belongs to the Sunfish family, and can be found in many of the same waters and will interbreed with Bluegill. Green Sunfish are small fish reaching a maximum length of about 12 inches. Green Sunfish serve as a food sorce for many larger game fish such as Largemouth Bass and Channel Catfish. These fish have a wide variety of colors and amarkings, but can be identified from other Sunfish by their larger mouth which is similar to the Largemouth Bass.

Time of year: Late Spring through Late Fall

Flies: Dropper fly system, Small Streamers

Rod and Reel: 3-5 Weight Rod and Reel (7-9 Foot Rod with good action, and WF Floating line)

Locations: Many Park Lakes

Green Sunfish

One Response to “GREEN SUNFISH”

  1. Pete Block says:

    Craig Park lake is full of these, try a prince nymph – work it pretty slow.

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